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Turns Out, the People of God Was a Scam; I’m Really a SCOJA.

I appreciate my readers, and am always surprised to see folks from far away places that find my blog. Of course I am hoping that they are reading, and not data mining, but…I digress.  Writing is something I do everyday, … Continue reading

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Please Prove You Are Not a Robot

My sister Marianne writes a beautiful blog about her journey as a mom of a Down Syndrome son; it’s called the Retarded Mother and is always worth the read.  I wanted to comment on her recent piece about losing her … Continue reading

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What Do the Grieving Folks Do?

Well, that was quick; I shared all my deep sadness, and then had one post about how I got better.   Smile.  Of course there were so many long, grueling, and dark days where minutes truly did seem like hours. … Continue reading

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Waterbed/Diet Coke/Watershed

You sent for me, sir? Yes, Clarence. A man down on earth needs our help. Splendid! Is he sick? No. Worse. He’s discouraged. In the days following the loss of our baby, we tried to get back to normal, but … Continue reading

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Lost Treasure III

The change from calm, respectful reverence to full-blown panic and despair in just a few seconds is a curious thing. The feeling I had as I hung up the phone was one of being punched in the stomach, while simultaneously … Continue reading

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Motherhood 1: Infertility

Infertility is not a nice word; like many English words, it has a connotation of sadness, sorrow, and exclusion.  Barren is no better; it implies emptiness, lack, and a dead end. Would reproductively challenged be more palatable? In today’s PC … Continue reading

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